ID 1435

Parliament of Queensland, Legislative Assembly election

Election of 27 April 1860

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General election for the Legislative Assembly
Date of election (or first day of voting at elections held over more than one day)
27 April 1860

Government in office and parliamentary support before and after the election

Government in office at election

Premier in office at date of election. (check notes to see if change of Premier since previous election)
Premier's party affiliation
Legislative Assembly support for government at election
If coalition, coalition partner(s)

Government in office after election

Premier's party affiliation
Support from parliamentary factions and independents
Legislative Assembly support for government after election
If coalition, coalition partner(s)

Enrolment and voting

Total number of voters on the roll
Number of Assembly seats
Number of uncontested seats
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
Total valid votes
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
Not applicable
Informal (invalid) ballots in multiple voting system
Electoral system
Male property franchise, plural voting; single member and multimember districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)

Queensland, Legislative Assembly votes and seats won

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Election held on 27 April 1860
Criteria for the inclusion of parties in this table are set out in the Glossary under 'listed party'

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Party Name First preference vote n First preference vote share % Change from previous election % Seats won n Uncontested seats held n Seat share %
Independents (no disciplined party groupings)        26  100.00 
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 0.00       
Totals 0.00    26  100.00 

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Election dates: Elections were held over the period from 27 April to 11 May 1860.

Premier in office after election:

Electoral system and franchise: At this election, there were 9 single member electoral districts , 4 two-member districts and 3 three-member districts (16 electoral districts in total).

Missing data:


Murray Campbell (edited by Glenn Rhodes & illustrated by Mac Vines), Elections Queensland, ([Brisbane]: Electoral Commission of Queensland, 1998, ISBN 0724250077); Parliament of Queensland 'Queensland Electoral and Parliamentary History: Key Dates and Events', Queensland Parliament website: [accessed 20 October 2011].